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In flight tight maneuvering GBH's

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Louis Champan, Apr 8, 2007.

  1. Spent part of Friday morning watching a number of GBH's going about their nesting building. They were coming and going all morning, with about 6 nests in the general area. In watching them they did some very tight flight maneuvering to get in and around some of the branches and in some cased flew right into them.

    All of these shots were taken with a D2H and 300mm, handheld.

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  2. wow, those are tight quarters! Great set of images Louie.
     
  3. Great shots but more amazingly whre did you find the sunlight ?:confused: 
     
  4. Wow, a great sequence.
     
  5. The chemist

    The chemist

    Jul 22, 2005
    nashville
    Nice and sharp! always enjoy seeing some behavioural shots!
     
  6. Looks Like he's taken a beating building that nest. Great Series Thanks for sharing
     
  7. Very nice. Didn't know you had GBH's in Washington. Didn't know you had sunshine either! {GD&R}
     
  8. SRA

    SRA

    Jul 29, 2005
    Orem, Utah
    Gotta love that 300 and the hands that took those images. Thanks for sharing.
     
  9. What a great series!! I really love the way the airflow over the wings 'disrupts' the feathers.
     
  10. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Super shots Louie.
    Amazing. Down here they already have babys.
     
  11. Happy Easter and thanks Dave.

    Louie
     
  12. Thanks Andreas and Happy Easter. It was Friday morning here in Bellevue and was gone by Saturday morning, back to gray skies.

    Louie
     
  13. Thanks Phil..

    LOuie
     
  14. Thanks Jonathan. I find behavioural shots pretty interesting myself. If you watch carefully enough you can see some pretty amazing stuff.

    Louie
     
  15. Wow, great shots and thanks for photoshopping the blue backdrop, beats grey any day!!! :biggrin:

    Seriously, these are wonderful images, Louis!
     
  16. Thanks Gary. It was almost comically at times watching them carrying sticks back to the nest.

    Louie
     
  17. Thanks Alex. We really have neither, but on ocassion one of them shows up, it's a rare instance that they both show up at the same time.

    Louie
     
  18. Thanks Scott. The 300/f4 is a pretty amazing lens.

    Louie
     
  19. Well done Louie. You will have to let me know where these were shot at. See you soon.
     
  20. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    Great series! I love the head peeking around the tree in #2.
     
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